February 2017 Pituitary Research Articles

Knowledge is power and we believe keeping abreast of news on the research front is imperative. Each month in Highlights we feature a few of the top news stories, which you can read below. In addition, we update our website on a regular basis with the latest breaking news related to pituitary and hormonal disorders by gathering stories we think you'll be interested in from MD Linx, Medscape, MedPage Today, PubMed, Touch Endocrinology, News-Medical.net and WebMD.

Pituitary Tumors

Complicated Case Presentation: Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1.
Mulvey CK, Van Loon K, Bergsland EK, Masharani U, Nakakura EK.
Pancreas. 2017 Mar;46(3):416-426. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000770.

Diagnosis, treatment, clinical course, and prognosis of childhood-onset craniopharyngioma patients.
Müller HL.
Minerva Endocrinol. 2017 Feb 9. doi: 10.23736/S0391-1977.17.02615-3. [Epub ahead of print]

Craniopharyngioma presenting with severe hyponatremia, hyponatremia-induced myopathy, and panhypopituitarism: a case report.
Dilrukshi MD, Sandakumari GV, Abeysundara PK, Chang T.
J Med Case Rep. 2017 Feb 5;11(1):31. doi: 10.1186/s13256-017-1210-x.

BIM-23A760 influences key functional endpoints in pituitary adenomas and normal pituitaries: molecular mechanisms underlying the differential response in adenomas.
Ibáñez-Costa A, López-Sánchez LM, Gahete MD, Rivero-Cortés E, Vázquez-Borrego MC, Gálvez MA, de la Riva A, Venegas-Moreno E, Jiménez-Reina L, Moreno-Carazo A, Tinahones FJ, Maraver-Selfa S, Japón MA, García-Arnés JA, Soto-Moreno A, Webb SM, Kineman RD, Culler MD, Castaño JP, Luque RM.
Sci Rep. 2017 Feb 9;7:42002. doi: 10.1038/srep42002.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Pituitary Adenomas: A Review.
Molitch ME.
JAMA. 2017 Feb 7;317(5):516-524. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.19699.

Pituitary Surgery

Simultaneous combination of electromagnetic navigation with visual evoked potential in endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery: clinical experience and technical considerations.
Kurozumi K, Kameda M, Ishida J, Date I.
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2017 Feb 11. doi: 10.1007/s00701-017-3111-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Optimizing sellar reconstruction after pituitary surgery with free mucosal graft: results in the first 50 consecutive patients.
Peris-Celda M, Chaskes M, Lee DD, Kenning TJ, Pinheiro-Neto CD.
World Neurosurg. 2017 Feb 6. pii: S1878-8750(17)30125-0. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.102. [Epub ahead of print]

Cushing’s

Cushing's Syndrome in Children and Adolescents: A Danish Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study.
Holst JM, Horváth-Puhó E, Jensen R, Rix M, Hertel NT, Dekkers O, Sørensen HT, Juul A, Jorgensen JO.
Eur J Endocrinol. 2017 Feb 8. pii: EJE-16-0843. doi: 10.1530/EJE-16-0843. [Epub ahead of print]

Acromegaly

Somatostatin receptor ligands in the treatment of acromegaly.
Gadelha MR, Wildemberg LE, Bronstein MD, Gatto F, Ferone D.
Pituitary. 2017 Feb 7. doi: 10.1007/s11102-017-0791-0. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Biochemical investigations in diagnosis and follow up of acromegaly.
Schilbach K, Strasburger CJ, Bidlingmaier M.
Pituitary. 2017 Feb 6. doi: 10.1007/s11102-017-0792-z. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

The genetic background of acromegaly.
Gadelha MR, Kasuki L, Korbonits M.
Pituitary. 2017 Feb 4. doi: 10.1007/s11102-017-0789-7. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Hormonal Health

Testosterone supplementation, glucocorticoid milieu and bone homeostasis in the ageing male.
Ajdžanović VZ, Filipović BR, Šošić Jurjević BT, Milošević VL.
Fundam Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Feb 10. doi: 10.1111/fcp.12277. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

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